Daniel Sarah Karasik (they/them) is a lead consultant at Evenings & Weekends Consulting, and the founding managing editor of Midnight Sun, a magazine that seeks to be a forum for strategic thinking about how to build sustainable social change movements, networks, and organizations. They have served as a coordinator of the Toronto-based activist network Artists for Climate & Migrant Justice and Indigenous Sovereignty (ACMJIS), of which they’re also a co-founder, and have collaborated on political initiatives that range from organizing large street mobilizations against transphobia to building coalitions to demand a more equitable public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The author of six published books, most recently the poetry collection Plenitude (Book*hug Press), they have been recognized with the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Emerging Artist Award, the CBC Fiction Prize, and the Canadian Jewish Playwriting Award, and served on the board of directors of the Playwrights Guild of Canada and the Paprika Festival, a youth-led performing arts organization.
They’re keenly interested in the intersections of art and activism, poetry and political change work, and excited to dream towards social transformation with you.
Collective Impact, Explore and Experiment, Leading Through Crisis, Policy Engagement, Social Enterprise
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), George Brown College Research & Innovation, Simcoe County Food Council, Music Managers Forum Canada, Digital Public Square. Among others!